"Towards our efforts to become better writers, nothing takes the place of putting words on the page," says meetup leader Shelby Hinte. "Just like physical training, increasing our writing strength requires consistent and sustained practice. Often, the more words put to page, the easier it becomes to put more there."
The Writing Salon Monthly Meetup is designed to provide an intentional and facilitated space to help you keep a finger on your own creative pulse. At the same time, you'll have the opportunity to engage with a community of other like-minded writers.
In this remote Zoom meetup, Shelby will provide optional writing prompts and exercises, pre-writing activities, and more. Expect a fun and stress-free environment to play on the page and to interact with other writers. The event is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
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About The Writing Salon's Remote Meetups
The Writing Salon is running all meetups in a remote format via Zoom videoconference. To attend meetups, you'll need a phone, tablet or computer and access to the internet. Two days before the meetup, you'll receive an email from The Writing Salon with more information about Zoom and the remote meetup. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shelby Hinte is a writer and educator living in the Bay Area. She has led and supported writing workshops at San Francisco State University and in the community, including teaching creative writing to incarcerated adults and youth on juvenile probation. She received her MFA in Fiction from San Francisco State University where she was the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Graduate award. She is a contributing writer for Write or Die Tribe, and her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Maudlin House, Entropy, Vagabond Lit, Witness Magazine, Hobart, and elsewhere. She is currently at work on a novel about women and vortexes in the desert.